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Kent County Statistics

Facts

Land area847.0 square miles
Population Density711.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)621,700
Population change3.2%
Under 5 years of age7%
Under 1825.4%
65 and over11.9%
Females50.9%
White83.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race10
Asian2.6%
Two or more races2.7%
Black or African American10.3%
Native American0.7%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher31.7%
Veterans34,393

Households and Housing

Households229,373
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more84%
Median household income$51,667
The Per capita income$25,889
Live below the poverty line15.5%
Housing units247,278
Multi-unit structures24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$137,500
Residents owning their homes70.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms52,369
Women-owned firms29.5%
Asian-owned firms2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms2%
Black-owned firms6%
Native American-owned firms0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$8,058,005
Retail sales per capita$13,377
Manufacturers shipments$15,738,279
Merchant wholesaler sales$13,020,792
Source US Census Data